Beyond Values: Building an Ethical Business Environment
Program - MC-SHRM General Meeting 9:05*AM-10:15AM (*Registration 9:00AM-9:05AM)
Presented By: Mike Coffey, SPHR, SHRM-SCP - Imperative
Every employee brings to the workplace a unique view of right and wrong shaped by their background and experience. Beyond simple legal compliance or respect for an organization’s values, individuals’ adherence to their own moral belief system is the at the core of ethical behavior.
In this one-hour presentation, Mike Coffey will explore the differences between compliance, values, and ethics; how organizations can encourage ethical behavior; and ways to accommodate ethical differences in the workplace.
Participant Learning Objectives:
- Consider the definition of “ethics”
- Identify the difference between compliance, values, and ethics
- Discuss the key role “corporate governance” plays in an ethical environment
- Explore corporate social responsibility
- Determine how employers can address ethical differences in the workplace
Mike Coffey, SPHR, SHRM-SCP is an entrepreneur, human resources professional, licensed private investigator, and HR consultant. In 1999, he founded Imperative, a background investigations firm helping risk-averse companies make well-informed decisions about the people they involve in their business. Today, Imperative serves hundreds of businesses across the US and, through its PFC Caregiver & Household Screening brand, many more private estates, family offices, and personal service agencies.
Mike shares his insight from more than two decades of HR-entrepreneurship on the Good Morning, HR podcast, where each week he talks to business leaders about bringing people together to create value for customers, shareholders, and community. Mike has been recognized as an Entrepreneur of Excellence and has twice been named HR Professional of the Year. Additionally, Imperative is included in the prestigious Best Places to Work in Texas list and has been named the Texas Association of Business’ small business of the year.
Mike is a member of the Fort Worth chapter of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization and volunteers with the SHRM Texas State Council. Mike maintains his certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) through the HR Certification Institute. He is also a SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP).
Mike lives in Fort Worth with his very patient wife. He practices yoga and maintains a keto diet, about both of which he will gladly tell you way more than you want to know
To Learn more about Mike Coffey, visit: https://imperativeinfo.com